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Dates change for Auckland Winetopia

Winetopia Auckland has been postponed to 28 and 29 October 2022 after the Government's announcement on Monday 4 April that New Zealand would stay at the Red traffic light setting due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. 

The Winetopia team, in consultation with sponsors and venue managers, agreed it would be best to postpone the event in the interests of providing confidence to it attend in safety and comfort.

Tickets will automatically be valid on the new dates and if ticket holders cannot attend on the new dates then refund will be offered. All requests for refunds need to be received before 30 April 2022 at:

The next review of the traffic light settings will be on Thursday 14 April 2022 and in the meantime organisers are planning to host Winetopia Auckland on 28 and 29 October 2022. The venue remains as planned at Shed 10, Queens Wharf.

The Winetopia Wellington and Christchurch events remain on their scheduled dates of, respectively, 1 to 2 July and 26 to 27 August.